This week we talk with Dr. Kate Browne in depth about how to find or share your brand story. Kate is a storytelling strategist and writing consultant who helps entrepreneurs find and share their brand stories in an honest, unforgettable way. She also founded Taking Up Space, an online self-care advocacy project, to empower consumers to think critically about the rhetoric of health, wellness, and fitness marketing.
In this episode of Lean the F*ck Out, Gretchen and Tera talk with Elaine Huang, the founder of Neon Owl, a media company and lifestyle brand that brings people together through dance and music to support awesome causes around the world. Elaine shares her entrepreneurial journey and how she has built and grown Neon Owl, as well as her coaching and consulting business and Gypsy Social. Elaine is a power house at connecting with people and has some amazing advice on how to kick ass and build your brand, and for those that are just starting out she shares some bonus info on how to choose your direction or passion project.
In this episode, we talk with Chelsey Goodan about her day jobs as a tutor and screenwriter and her side hustles supporting activism and as a board member of A Call to Men. Chelsey shares advice on how she balances her work with her activism and details about all the great work she is doing her organization, The Activist Cartel, and different ways we can teach men how to be better feminists.
In this episode, we talk with Teresa Thome about how she went from Executive Director of a Children’s Museum to TV Producer to Film Producer to on-stage story teller and everything in between. Teresa talks about how she has been able to break into a man’s world and what it has taken to get her business where it is today. Teresa also tells us about her production, Warm Cheese, how it got its name and how she uses storytelling in her show and in her film making.
Teresa amazed us with some of her great tips for fempreneurs, including how she has been able to conquer issues of confidence to conquer LA and her new business world. Teresa also shares her strong belief that the world is run by those who show up.
In this episode, we talk with Sara Bay, co-founder of Blissful Prospecting about how she got started networking and selling services to help solopreneurs and small businesses prospect to increase their sales. Sara shared some really practical advice with us about lead generation as well as tips on how to optimize LinkedIn to grow your network and make real connections. Sara is a true lead generation bad ass and know that fempreneurs will get alot from the interview. So grab your notepad!
We talk with Windy Borman, award-winning director and producer about women in the cannabis industry and her groundbreaking documentary, “Mary Janes: The Women of Weed”. She talks with us about how women are changing the face of today’s fastest growing industry – cannabis. Windy talks about how she got into documentary filmmaking and her award-winning films “The Eyes of Thailand”, narrated by Ashley Judd and “The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia“, which premiered at Sundance and on HBO.